Tuesday, April 9th, 2013
By Lily Eskelsen, Lily’s Blackboard Wednesday I will stand on the West Lawn of our nation’s capitol with thousands of others and demand that a dream come true. Congress isn’t Disneyland and I am not wishing on a star for Tinker Bell to wave a magic wand. It’s not that kind of dream. Real dreams aren’t about magic.
Friday, August 31st, 2012
By Ray Salazar, NewsTaco Now, it looks like I will have lived through two Chicago teachers’ strikes: one as a student, one as a teacher. After months of contemplation, after many conversations with friends, I’m in. On...
Wednesday, August 17th, 2011
Wanted: More Good Latino Teachers Racist Jokes At Work: ‘Oh, But I Didn’t Mean You’ Controversy Surrounds Colombiana Film For Stereotyping Refreshing Watermelon Salsa Bien Hecho: Latina Journalist Runs In Santa Barbara, CA
Tuesday, August 16th, 2011
Six percent of the nation’s K-12 teachers are Latino, compared to 20% of the Latino student population in public schools – that’s according to reports by the National Center for Education Information and the Pew Hispanic Center. The good...
Monday, May 2nd, 2011
Edwin Vargas has seen Hartford, Connecticut go through some pretty astounding changes in the 40 years that he’s lived there. Now, as a candidate for mayor, he’s hoping to be able to take his personal experiences growing...